Human Resources

Encouraging Employees to Use Telehealth Services

Encouraging Employees to Use Telehealth Services

As COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the country amid flu season, telehealth services offer access to quick, convenient and affordable care. In 2020, there was a significant increase nationally in telehealth utilization. Now, many providers and hospitals are encouraging patients to utilize telehealth services instead of coming to the office or hospital for non-life-threatening …

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How a Biden Administration Might Impact HR and the Workplace

How a Biden Administration Might Impact HR and the Workplace

Each presidential transition brings changes to the HR landscape. When President Donald Trump took office in 2016, he overturned or revised many of his predecessor’s federal regulations, a common trend between administrations of opposing parties. It is also something likely to continue under President-elect Joe Biden. With any legislative change—regardless of intent or outcome—employers must …

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Virtual Workplace Holiday Parties

Virtual Workplace Holiday Parties

At the end of the calendar year, workplace holiday celebrations are an experience that many employees look forward to as a highlight of the season. These celebrations are often a long-standing tradition allowing employees to celebrate with their colleagues—and sometimes family and guests. However, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations are evaluating how …

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HR Consulting Shifts With Bank Needs

HR Consulting Shifts With Bank Needs

Karen Shannon, VP of Business Consulting/CHRO for Ollis/Akers/ Arney has been in the banking and human resources game for over 30 years. She and her team work with worldwide clients on key business and HR strategies which have resulted in cost savings upward of $7 million. A key component of Ollis/Akers/ Arney’s business consulting division …

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Why Leaders Fail - Karen Shannon

Why Leaders Fail

In uncertain times, the capability of a bank to successfully navigate uncharted waters depends greatly on the abilities of their leaders and managers. This is particularly true of small organizations. One of the top reasons new managers fail is the lack of preparation for their roles. According to research by Corporate Executive Board, only 10% …

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Managing in Times of Social Unrest

Managing in Times of Social Unrest

Social injustices, civil rights and discrimination issues affect all employers and employees across the country. Numerous recent events have led to unrest, which has permeated all areas of society, including the workplace.   During these times, employees may be experiencing poor mental health and low engagement. To support employees as effectively as possible, promote employee …

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Rethinking Remote Work Perks

Rethinking Remote Work Perks

The stigma around working from home has mostly been lifted as the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic abruptly shifted many employees into a remote work setting. Many organizations are expecting and planning more remote work for the foreseeable future. Before the pandemic, common office perks included remote work opportunities and work schedule flexibility. Now, employees are starting …

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